Mount Yu Shan, also known as Mount Jade, is a mountain in the Tian Shan mountain range. The peak of Mount Yu Shan is at 3,952 meters above sea level. The snow-covered top has been dubbed “the roof of the world” by many mountaineers who have climbed it. The name Yu Shan means “mountain of jade.” Jade is a type of rock that forms at high altitudes, and it is found on Yu Shan in large deposits. The best time to visit Yu Shan is in winter, when there are fewer tourists and the weather is colder. It was made famous by the movie “Catch me if you can” starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
The hike starts from Gongbei Village, which is located at the north side of Yu Shan Scenic Area. The trailhead is located on the road leading to Gongbei Village from Huashan Village. The route takes about 3 hour and 45 minutes to complete. It begins with a steep climb up a hillside before reaching a plateau where you’ll enjoy lovely views of green tea fields below you before descending down into another valley with more beautiful scenery along the way. Similarly Everest climb is daunting climb as compared to Yu Shan. You can climb Ama Dablam and Manaslu before Everest. Ama Dablam and Manaslu climbing cost are cheaper than Everest.
The hike ends at Gongbei Village where there are many souvenir stalls selling local products such as tea eggs, local snacks, and other things that tourists like to buy while they’re visiting this area. Yu Shan mountain in Taiwan is a popular climbing destination for climbers from around the world. The mountain is home to many of the highest peaks on the island of Taiwan, and it has been a popular spot for climbers since the late 1800s.
The climate on Yu Shan mountain is temperate, with cool summers and mild winters. The average temperature ranges from 0° C (32° F) in winter to 24° C (75° F) in summer. Rainfall is moderate, averaging around 1,500 mm (59 inches) annually.